ATS designation – Auction Technology Specialist for auctioneers

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series NAA designations

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series NAA designationsThe latest designation from the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is Auction Technology Specialist (ATS). A course written by auctioneers for auctioneers, it offers a comprehensive education for all auctioneers, … Continue reading

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AARE designation – Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series NAA designations

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series NAA designationsThe sale of real estate at auction has become an increasing trend in the United States. Having long been the default method of liquidation for distressed properties, real estate … Continue reading

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CES designation – Certified Estate Specialist

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series NAA designations

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series NAA designations“You only have one opportunity to sell the family estate. Shouldn’t you make sure you have a top-notch professional?” The tag line for the Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation … Continue reading

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BAS designation – Benefit Auctioneer Specialist

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series NAA designations

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series NAA designationsArguably the most varied section of the auction industry with regards to training and professionalism is that of benefit auctions. There are many professionals who have been auctioneers for … Continue reading

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GPPA and MPPA designations – Graduate and Master Personal Property Appraiser

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series NAA designations

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series NAA designationsOne of the hats that many auctioneers wear is that of an appraiser. Appraisals can be court-ordered or requested by sellers wanting to know what their assets are worth. … Continue reading

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